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2010

Improve livelihoods in targeted drought-affected communities in Kenya

Kenya

Titre : Improve livelihoods in targeted drought-affected communities in Kenya

Pays /Région : Kenya
Localisation  : Mwingi District

Code du projet : OSRO/KEN/002/SWE

Durée : 01/10/2010 - 31/12/2011

Présentation
Objectif (s) : The project objective was to improve livelihoods in the targeted drought-affected communities in the Mwingi District of Kenya
Activités : Vouchers for food (and to a lesser extent household assets) were distributed to members of 44 FFLSs (about 1 452 households or 7 260 individuals), totalling USD 140 000 or USD 96 per household. •Through voucher for work activities, 1 931 households constructed 97 850 kilometres of soil and water conservation structures, thereby conserving 1 200 acres of land. •Land husbandry knowledge improved among 44 FFLSs and 20 JFFLSs. •Income generation enterprises were identified and developed for 480 people living with HIV/AIDS who were too sick or weak to engage in agricultural activities.

Mots clés : KENYA, EASTERN AFRICA, SWEDEN, LIVELIHOODS, DROUGHT

Bénéficiaires : 128 beneficiaries were trained in food security information and early warning systems, 2 181 received training and assistance to increase their resilience and livelihoods, and 2 400 received training and increased access to HIV and AIDS services.

Partenaires : Ministry of Agriculture and four local NGOs
Financement : Suède
Contribution : USD 1 441 859

Présentation : FAO

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